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Bitton, South Gloucestershire

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Bitton, South Gloucestershire

Bitton is a village and civil parish in South Gloucestershire, England, in the Greater Bristol area on the River Boyd. It is in the far south of the South Gloucestershire district, near the border with Bath and North East Somerset. The parish of Bitton has a population of 9,307, and apart from the village itself, includes Swineford, Upton Cheyney, Beach and part of Willsbridge, and some areas which are suburbs of Bristol, including Oldland Common and North Common.
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST6869
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset

Other names by which Bitton, South Gloucestershire has been known in the past


Bitton, South Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bitton, par. and township with ry. sta., W. Gloucestershire, 6 miles SE. of Bristol -- par., 7191 ac., pop. 11,662; township, 3379 ac., pop. 3788; P.O.; contains coal and ironstone mines; also Roman antiquities.

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